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Woman's Wrapper (Aso Oke)

A work made of 15 strips joined: cotton and viscose-rayon, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts and areas of discontinuous wefts forming openwork.

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  • A work made of 15 strips joined: cotton and viscose-rayon, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts and areas of discontinuous wefts forming openwork.

Date:

Mid–20th century

Artist:

Yoruba
Nigeria

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Yoruba

Title

Woman's Wrapper (Aso Oke)

Place

Nigeria (Object made in)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1925–1975

Medium

15 strips joined: cotton and viscose-rayon, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts and areas of discontinuous wefts forming openwork

Dimensions

207.3 × 156.5 cm (81 1/2 × 61 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Irving Dobkin Endowment

Reference Number

2009.1034

Extended information about this artwork

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